Description: The president-elect shall assume the duties of the president in his or her absence and succeed to the office of president should that office become vacant. This is a 3 year commitment. The President-Elect will serve as President-Elect the first year, President the second year and Immediate Past President the third year.
Qualifications: Candidates for President Elect must have accumulated at a minimum, two distinct years of experience in the past five years in one of the following major areas of professional involvement; TAPA board experience in any elected position or serving as a TAPA committee chair.
Description: The secretary records all changes approved by the BOD relating to the Bylaws, Policies, and Procedures and shall be responsible for keeping minutes at each BOD meeting. This is a 2-year commitment.
Qualifications: Candidates for Vice President must have one year of experience in a leadership role in any organization.
Two (2) positions available
Description: Directors-at-Large represent the general membership of TAPA. Directors-at-large are responsible for ensuring that all members are heard and represented in any Board of Directors actions. Each Director-at-Large shall perform other such duties as assigned by the president or the board. This is a 2 year commitment.
Qualifications: Candidates for Director-at-Large are encouraged have at least one year of experience in a leadership role in any organization.
AAPA HOD DELEGATES
Five (5) positions available
Description: TAPA delegates to the AAPA House of Delegates represent the interests of TAPA on a national level. Individuals elected as delegates will attend the annual AAPA conference to attend the 4 day AAPA HOD proceedings. TAPA will handle the airfare and provide the Delegate with an additional $600 stipend for the conference. This is a 2 year term. Individuals elected will serve for the 2020 & 2021 AAPA conferences.*
Qualifications: Candidates are encouraged to have experience with parliamentary procedure.
*AAPA HOD Delegates are encouraged to attend at least one board meeting (preferably in the spring) and are only required to attend the AAPA Annual PA Conference during their two-year term.